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Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Pitch drive controllers from KEB play a central safety role in wind turbines
KEB Automation is seeing an increase in demand for its drive controllers, motors and brakes for onshore and offshore wind turbines. Pitch and yaw drives, pitch motors, as well as pitch and yaw...
   
   
   
   
Monday, January 25, 2021
New laser sensor accurately measures distances to difficult surfaces or target objects up to 150 metres away
Precision sensor supplier Micro-Epsilon has introduced a non-contact laser distance sensor that measures distances up to 150m with an accuracy of < ± 1mm. The sensor...
   
   
   
   
Monday, January 4, 2021
New online application guide for offshore wind installations now available from Glamox
Global LED lighting specialist Glamox has published a new online application guide for offshore wind installations, as well as a new brochure for the offshore wind energy sector...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Active capacitive measurement system with integrated preamplifier offers flexible cable lengths up to 15m for automation, machine building and robotics
Precision sensor supplier Micro-Epsilon has launched an active capacitive measurement system that incorporates a preamplifier within the sensor head to directly boost the signal...
   
   
   
   
Monday, November 23, 2020
With 95mm of range and up to 2m separation, this new compact laser micrometer offers much greater measurement flexibility
Precision sensor supplier Micro-Epsilon has extended its optoCONTROL 2520 series of optical laser micrometers with the optoCONTROL 2520-95, which provides double the...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
KEB F6 drive controllers allow smooth, cost effective upgrade of high-bay warehouse storage and retrieval machine
KEB Automation has helped a customer in Germany convert its high-bay warehouse storage and retrieval machine from an old-generation frequency inverters to the new COMBIVERT F6 drive...
   
   
   
   
Monday, October 26, 2020
Factors to consider when specifying brakes for theatre and stage applications
KEB has been supplying spring-applied brakes for the theatre and stage industry for more than 40 years. From deck winches and turntables, to line shaft hoists and orchestra lifts, a range of factors...
   
   
   
   
Monday, October 26, 2020
Acrovision chooses high accuracy thermal imaging camera from
Acrovision, a UK-based systems integrator of factory and warehouse automation, vision inspection systems and direct part marking and identification technologies, has chosen the...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Factors to consider when specifying brakes for robotic applications
Industrial robots have a key role to play in manufacturing, assembly and packaging operations. Most robots today incorporate servo motors for direct drive operation – an approach that largely...
   
   
   
   
Monday, October 12, 2020
New capacitive measurement system offers unrivalled performance
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has launched a new non-contact capacitive measurement system that complements its existing eddy current solution for turbo charger...
   
   
   
   
Monday, September 28, 2020
Micro-Epsilon makes multi million Euro investment in new micro-mechatronics production centre to serve the semiconductor industry
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon is investing more than 10 million Euros in a production centre for micro-mechatronics at its headquarters in Germany. In the future...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
New robust, maintenance-free LED floodlights from Glamox offer high light output, long lifetime and easy installation
Global LED lighting specialist Glamox has introduced a new range of LED floodlights for safe areas in marine and offshore applications. The floodlights provide high light output, durability and a long...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
New laser triangulation sensor offers unique combination of size, speed and accuracy for a wide range of control and automation tasks
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon continues the development of its comprehensive laser triangulation sensor range with the addition of the optoNCDT 1900...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
New white light interferometers offer a step change in measurement performance for absolute distance and thickness measurements
Precision sensor supplier Micro-Epsilon has developed a completely new range of high performance white light interferometers that provide new unmatched accuracy levels in...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, July 23, 2020
New handheld capacitive gap measurement device from Micro-Epsilon is robust, lightweight and measures to micron accuracy
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has launched a new capacitive measuring device for mobile, high precision gap and distance measurements. Robust, lightweight and...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Drive controllers and filters minimise power losses in high speed machine tool spindles and turbo blowers
New drive controllers and motor filters for high frequency (HF) applications from KEB Automation are helping customers develop highly efficient machine concepts for turbo blowers and CNC machine...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
COMBIVIS CONNECT provides a fast, secure remote maintenance platform for machines and automation systems
KEB Automation has introduced COMBIVIS CONNECT – a hardware and software solution that provides users with a fast, secure remote access maintenance platform for industrial machines and...
   
   
   
   
Monday, June 8, 2020
Evonik chemicals site in Belgium chooses Human Centric Lighting from Glamox for recently renovated control room
Evonik is a global market leader in specialty chemicals. The company’s Oxeno site in Antwerp, Belgium is an onshore refinery that processes different C4 fractions. These raw materials are brought...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, May 28, 2020
KEB launches new spring-applied brake with reduced overall length and weight to suit disc motor applications
KEB Automation has launched a new spring-applied brake with reduced overall length and weight to suit disc motors and other applications where installation space is narrow or restricted...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Factors to consider when specifying a thermal imaging camera
The coronavirus epidemic has created a worldwide demand for infrared cameras that are able to screen humans for a fever condition. But how can you be sure the...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Machines & Controls Ltd chooses KEB drives and controllers for special purpose stone and slate cutting machines
KEB Automation has supplied a variety of drives and control equipment to a UK-based machine builder for use on special purpose cutting machines for stone tiles and roof slates. KEB provided a...
   
   
   
   
Monday, May 18, 2020
Protect your assets: new thermal imaging camera enables highly accurate human body temperature measurements in COVID-19 fever screening
Viral epidemics such as the current coronavirus (COVID-19) have created a global demand for infrared cameras that are able to screen for a fever condition in humans. Many...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Complete range of miniature controllers for inductive displacement sensors covers all application requirements
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has extended its range of miniature controllers for inductive displacement sensors with two new multi-channel models...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, April 30, 2020
Cisco and MAC Solutions partner to enable a seamless customer IoT journey through OT and into the IT network
MAC Solutions has expanded its range of Industrial Data Communication products by becoming a Cisco Select Partner. This partnership allows MAC Solutions customers to access the entire Cisco...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, April 30, 2020
KEB Automation provides complete 360-degree solution for plastics injection moulding and extruder machines
When it comes to selecting drives, controls, automation systems and software for plastics machinery such as extruders and injection moulding machines, KEB Automation can provide a complete tailored...